Deadline:

30 April 2020

Location:

Switzerland

(Fully Funded)

Description

ETH4D Visiting Student Grant

The ETH4D Visiting Student Grants aim at bringing a collaborating doctoral or master student from low and middle income countries to ETH Zurich for a research stay of 2-3 months.

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The student will spend the exchange stay at an ETH partner laboratory to learn new methodologies, technics or develop his/her research project in a new academic setting. Moreover, she or he will expand her or his academic network.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Architecture
  • Civil engineering
  • Computer science
  • Information technology
  • Electrical engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Earth sciences
  • Environmental sciences
  • Management
  • Social sciences
  • Technology
  • Economics
  • Humanities
  • Politics

Required Languages

English

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

(2 – 3) months 

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • doctoral or advanced masters students who are registered at a university or research institute in a country listed in the OECD/DAC list 2018-​​2020 are eligible.
  • Preference will be given to students from lower income countries.
  • It is a requirement that the doctoral or master student and the hosting ETH professor have been in contact before the research stay.
  • The awarded grant will be transferred to the ETH professors’ account. The hosting professor is in charge of the administration and reporting of the finances.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

The grant covers the following expenses up to a maximum of (10 kCHF):

  • Living allowance for the duration of the research stay: (2.3k CHF) per month.
  • Economy roundtrip ticket (max. 2k CHF).
  • Visa fees.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill the application Form (DOCX, 37 KB)

Second Step: Upload all the documents:

  • Motivation letter.
  • CV of the doctoral or master student, including publication list.
  • Support letter of the hosting ETH professor.

Third Step: The application needs to be submitted by the ETH professor hosting the doctoral or master student to ETH4D. Applications directly sent by doctoral or master students will NOT be considered. The application needs to be sent in one single pdf document to patricia.heuberger@sl.ethz.ch.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Esraa Ali/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Razan Sameh/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team